A strong cold front will move through Southern Colorado today. It will bring much colder temperatures (especially in the afternoon), strong wind, a few rain/snow showers, and blowing dust to Southern Colorado. Light snow accumulations and poor visibility will be possible for a time this afternoon and evening north of Colorado Springs and south/southwest of Pueblo. Blowing dust will be mostly likely on the Eastern Plains, where a Blowing Dust Advisory is in effect. Bottom-line, your Tuesday will feel (and look) a lot different than the past two days. Be prepared...
Despite recent heavy snows, a 6-square-mile wildfire is continuing to burn in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Fire officials say the Fern Lake Fire, which is 88 percent contained inside the park, will continue to smolder in dense forests, despite a foot of snow.
The fire, which remains under investigation, has been burning since Oct. 9 and has destroyed one cabin.
According to the Fort Collins Coloradoan, fire officials are concerned that the state could face another major wildfire season because of a continuing drought.